1. Canada has some of the top colleges and universities in the world
According to THE (The Higher Education) magazine, Canada has the reputation for some of the finest institutes of higher education in the entire world.
2. Affordable Options
While the quality of education in Canada is amongst the highest in the world, the cost of living and tuition fees for international students are still generally lower than in other countries such as the United Kingdom and the United States.
3. Employable Skills Once You Graduate
According to the Council of Canadian Educators, “Canada’s high academic standards and rigorous quality controls mean that you’ll be earning a high-quality education that will open doors for your future and benefit your career over the long term. A Canadian degree, diploma or certificate is globally recognized as being equivalent to those obtained from the United States or Commonwealth countries.”
So once obtaining a degree in Canada, you have received a degree of significant value which indicates that you possess the requisite skill in a competitive workplace.
4. Canada is a Welcoming Country
Canada recently invested ten times their usual budget to attract foreign students to Canada. This country is committed to welcoming more foreign students because of the benefit that these students bring to our country. Canada views foreign students as enriching our country in many ways, as we thrive in an environment where people from different cultures mutually benefit from coming to our country.
5. Beautiful Country
Forbes Magazine reported on July 2, 2013 that Canada was the number one ranked country for “the degree to which people trust, admire, respect and have a good feeling for a particular place or their emotional bond to the country.” Canada is the second largest country in the world. It has beautiful ocean front views, glorious fresh water lakes and rivers, mountains and plains.
6. Strong Economy
According to Chris Ridell writing for the National Post, the reasons for Canada being ranked at the top of the G-7 nations is:
“The World Bank labelled Canada the best place in the G7 nations to start a business, and thanks to an open immigration policy it’s comparatively easy to enter the country. Add a strong banking system, growing job market, and high standard of living, and it’s no wonder.”
7. Respect for Human Rights
Canada prides itself on a legal and political system that promotes and provides a healthy respect for human rights founded on the principle that we are all equal.
8. Quality Environment and Safety Protection
Visitors to Canada are often struck by the cleanliness of our major cities and the pristine conditions in the country. Canada has the largest reservoir of fresh water lakes in the world. Our food and products are tested to ensure their quality and safety.
Multiculturalism in Canada is the sense of an equal celebration of racial, religious and cultural backgrounds. Multiculturalism policy was officially adopted during the 1970s and 1980s by the Canadian government.
10. Quality of Life
United Nation’s Human Development Index has frequently listed Canada as having the highest quality of life in the world.
So in summary, Canada offers great opportunity to foreign students wishing to pursue their dreams in a foreign and welcoming land.
For more information on how to come to Canada to study, please contact the author.